betty m. montague
June 9, 1927 - March 23, 2013
ELKHART — Betty M. Montague, 85, of Elkhart, died Saturday, March 23, 2013.
The South Bend native was born June 9, 1927, to Asa James and Martha (Daughtery) McCartney.
Betty retired after having worked in retail for a number of years. She was a member of the Baugo Township Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary and was very community minded. Betty volunteered her time with numerous organizations. She was always willing to help whenever asked. She served as a volunteer teacher with the Aux Chandelles School for disabled children and served as a sponsor/host family for several foreign exchange students over the years.
Betty was preceded in death by her husband, Robert S. Montague; and her brothers, James and Harold McCartney.
She is survived by her son, Wayne Montague of Elkhart; sister Mildred (William) Roe of Mishawaka; and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, March 30, 2013, at Chapel Hill Funeral Home, 10776 McKinley Highway, with calling one hour prior to services. Calling will also be from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, March 29, 2013, at the funeral home. Burial will be in Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens.
The family’s preferred memorial is Paralyzed Veterans of America, 801 18th St. NW, Washington, DC 20005. To sign the guest book or to offer condolences, please visit www.chapelmemorial.com.